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H.R. 2229: All Circuit Review Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2229 provides permanent authority for judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) decisions relating to whistleblowers. Specifically, the legislation makes permanent the all circuit review pilot program, which allows whistleblowers to appeal decisions of the MSPB to any Federal Circuit.

Among the provisions of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 (WPEA), which became law on November 27, 2012, a 2-year pilot program was established to allow the appeal of whistleblower cases from the Merit Systems Protection Board to any federal circuit court of appeals. Prior ...

Sponsor and status

Elijah Cummings

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Apr 28, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 11, 2017

This bill passed in the House on October 11, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

42% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 11, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2229 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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